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Martha Kohen

Martha Kohen

School of Architecture
office: 231 ARCH
phone: 352-294-1475

  • M.Arch., Cambridge University
  • B.Arch., Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Research Interests

1970: Land Use and Built Form Studies Centre (Cambridge University), comparative analysis of the 36 English New Towns, spacial structure, data bank and planning criteria.Published.Social Science Research Council Grant. UK

1985-86: “Montevideo: Proposals for the City”, a multi-disciplinary team efford in urban conceptualization and planning. Published.

1987-88: “Residential mobility and housing decay in Montevideo” , with the Uruguayan Center for Research (CIESU), sponsored by the United Nations Development Progran and the City of Montevideo.Published.

1989-91: “Critical Analysis of the legal framework for urban planning in Uruguay” , sponsored by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and CIESU.Associate researcher.

1990: “Relevance of the Colonial urban model in conteporary Uruguay”, research financed by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and the Spanish 5th. Century Commission.

1991-92: Coordinated the Study “Normative guidelines for the Urban Center.City of San Carlos”, as an agreement between the School of Arquitecture and the Municipality of Maldonado.

1996: Caleidoscope Project (European Union), “Influence of european urban theories upon actual planning in Uruguay”. Head of Research.